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for people to sign health insurance. >> reporter: the obama administration is promising to ticks the new health care web site by the end of november. a group of senate democrats is looking for more. >> what i'm proposing is that we extend the period in which people can enroll so we can make sure we get as many people who want health insurance able to enroll and be able to be covered. >> reporter: new hampshire senator jane sheheen is calling the roll-out a disaster. she sent a letter to the president urging him to push back the deadline. many republicans are also frustrated with the launch of healthcare.gov. darrell isa of the reform committee says he may issue subpoenas to the health and human services department. >> so that we can, on half of the american people straighten out as much as can be straightened out, which is above the water, the 90% below the water like an iceberg, the other problems in obama care. >> reporter: contractors pointed to last-minute design changes for the glitches. on wednesday, hhs secretary kathleen is a deal use is scheduled to testify before lawmakers ab
, remember when they the health insurance agency was opponent of this law. the only thing the obama administration liked was the mandate. >> the insurance company calls it money. >> nancy pelosi at the time, they struck a deal with the hospitals. they struck a deal with pharma,. >> big drug companies. >> nancy pelosi called them immoral villains the healthcare industry. you had this awkward relationship where the industry had to work with the obama administration to make this thing work. clearly there are battle scars for the fight to pass the bill. >> people develop close relationship with the docs that are profoundly sick or chronic what about losing doctors? >> they have backed away from that promise. both keep your plan and your doctor. and now well it's most people can. >> what's most 55 or 99? >> that's the question. >> 55% or 99%? >> we don't know how many are enrolled. >> you know why i buy it i can go to dubai and stick my card in the apartment tm and 100 bucks and it goes on my bank card. are you telling me they can't figure out how many are enrolled. >> they had trouble w
. but under obama care people have to have them. and insurance companies are not allowed to sell policies without them. thus the cancellation of hundreds of thousands of existing policies. but what about president obama's explicit promise if you like your insurance you can keep it? he later amended that to the government is not going to make you change plans. but that's not true either. emanuel and others argue such plans were a ripoff and people should have better ones. but better in whose opinion? why the government's of course. and never mind the president's repeated promise it would never come to this. a promise the very design of obama care made impossible to keep. maybe the president knew this. maybe he didn't. maybe he simply didn't care. bret. >> about that, i mean, said now the administration has said that the president didn't know about the problems with the website rollout. remember in the shutdown he didn't know about the military death benefits being held back. a story we're going to cover in a little bit, nsa listening to world leader phone calls, didn't know about that. is
would in fact lose their preferred health insurance plans because of obama care. this comes as more people call for hhs secretary kathleen sebelius to step down over this, but i say it's way over time to hold president obama accountable. the buck stops there. he ought to show some back bone and not just blame his underlings. and there's talk about the fed using the inflation rate. we have alan greenspan to talk about that policy and talk about the current state of the economy. our other special guest will be former florida governor jeb bush. i'm going to ask him about the civil war in the republican party and how to solve it. all that and more on a special edition of "the kudlow report." we are live from washington, d.c. tonight and we begin right now. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm larry kudlow. this is "the kudlow report." we are live, 7:00 p.m. eastern, 4:00 p.m. pacific time. we are in washington, d.c. top stories, continuing failure that is obama care tops the news tonight. we begin with a breaking story from our colleagues at nbc news. four stories deeply involved in the craf
of quality insurance. you buy insurance under obama care and because in part. companies that did not get rated and those with lower scores didn't want the comparison. >> it is extremely important that people have the rating information, because otherwise they are confronted with all of the plans on the exchanges and the benefits are the same and they are going to pick the lowest price. and picking a slightly more expensive plan might serve them better. >> it is states like oregon and colorado and minnesota do display the quality rating right next to the price or monthly premium and consumers can judge the value of each provider. california said so many of the plans are using a new set of doctors that the old ratings are not valid and other providers that have not add or changed doctors, they say their scores are relevant. snrs if i was a consumer, i would want to know that the plan i might pick, the network that i will access care through is brand new and just put together in the last year for this product. i think that is something i would want to know if i was buying a plan. >> the fed
insurance. much more to come. i am lou dobbs. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. the obama administration finally admitting that the president was wrong to claim that americans could keep their health care insurance if they so as to define obamacare. there admission comes as the white house is faced with evidence that hundreds of thousands of americans, perhaps millions will be receiving cancellation notices for their current insurance for not meeting obamacare requirements. first it was the president's former top adviser david axelrod to admitted not everyone will be able to keep their current insurance because of obamacare. then the president's spokesman, jay carney, acknowledged what he refused to admit for years. fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry asked the question that produced the carney admission. that is at the white house tonight with our report. >> after years of president obama palin if you already have health insurance you did your plan no matter what. spokesman jay carney ignores that promises not being kept. >> the dummy the matter of standards. >> the admiss
. president obama all but just became a pitchman selling primarily insurance? the rose garden. it was almost like he was saying wait, there's more, and there is. the white house press corps has been gentle but it's hard to ignore collapse not only of the website but the fundamental promises he made about obama health care. >> if you made less than $250,000 a year your taxes will not increase a dime. we'll lower your premiums. if you like your health care plan you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period. if you like your doctor, you'll be able to keep your doctor. >> not one bit of that is true and it never was. the reporters are no longer accepting it as fact. if the republicans will focus less on each other and more on the broken trust of president obama with the american people there's some real opportunity here. just remind people of what the president has promised. we don't even have to tell people his promises were as reliable as a pup tent in a tornado. they'll hear the promises and know their own circumstances. in most situations the only winner in a divorce is the lawyer. di
,000 kentucky yaian trying to sign up for obama care -- >> mostly medicaid, though. it's not young people getting the insurance plans to really make this system work, correct? >> of the 26,000, 21,000 are in medicaid, 5,000 are in qualified health plans, but we've got another 10,000 going onto the plans that are in the process of choosing. you know, it's a lot quicker to get somebody enrolled in medicaid once you find out they're eligible. when you go to the plans, they've got to look at all the details and pick the plans that they want. you know, this is working in kentucky. we had and have some of the worst health statistics in the country. and it's been that way for generations. the only way we're going to get ourselves out of the ditch is some transformational tool. that's what the affordable care act is going to do for us. >> how frustrated are you at the troubled rollout at the federal level which is impacting, what, 36 states that have not set up their own exchanges? >> number one, i'm happy about kentucky. number two, the thing is not working on a federal level yet, but it's going
their existing insurance plans over obama care. that's because requirements in the law, like prenatal and prescription drug coverage, means their old plans aren't comprehensive enough. in california, kaiser permanente terminated policies for 160,000 people. in florida, at least 300,000 people are losing coverage. >> when i get this bill, i was outraged. >> reporter: that includes 56- year-old diane baret. last month, she received a letter from blue cross, blue shield, informing her, as of january 2014, she would lose her current plan. baret paid $54 a month. the new plan she's being offered would run $591 a month. >> why do i have to be forced into something else? >> now, health secretary kathleen sebelius is expected to testify on capitol hill this week, about the problems plaguing the online healthcare site. >>> a dry fall evening. beautiful look outside. any chance that things will warm up later this week? for all the trick or treaters? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist chelsea ingram is live with the mobile weather lab. but first, bob is updating today
, is that the president promised in three years ago when he was rolling out, when he was pushing for obama care four years ago, if you have an insurance policy, you can keep your insurance policy, if you have doctors and like them, you can keep your doctors. you don't have to worry about that. but clearly, that is not necessarily turned out to be the case. >> yeah. i think that is a fair criticism. i think there are a lot of people who have been very worried by the letters they are getting, saying that their policy has ended. now, in fact, in many cases, that's because a better policy is going to be offered and i think that as we get closer, some of those people are going to be happy with what they end up with but there's no question, it's a real shock to a lot of people and is something i think that the administration did not do a good job of managing expectations on. >> the good news, bill, you can weigh in on this, is millions of people who couldn't afford health insurance or had pre-existing conditions or they're old and feeble and sick or whatever, now for the first time in their lives, will be able
president obama promised to fix the program and recited that 800 number. >>> insurances led by the "new york times" and washington post have been unearthing more details of this fiasco. what do we make of this coverage? joining us now, lauren ashburn. kirsten powers, and alley holmes, anchor of real news on blaze tv. lauren ashburn, what explains this dramatic shift in the coverage of obama care? >> reporters have their fangs out now to use a halloween term because for two weeks of the government shutdown, that's what people were covering. meanwhile, this story was bubbling in the background that says this system is broken. so now that the shutdown story is behind us, everybody is going forward. the second reason is because reporters can access the website by themselves. it's not like some national security issue where you can't get into the computer. >> you need to hire somebody else. >> that's right. or read some government report in order to understand it. and that means first person stories and first person stories from reporters are very easy to do. you only have to interview yourself.
sebelius. president obama all but just became a pitch man selling primarily insurance in the rose garden. also like he was saying, but, wait. there's more. and there is. the white house press core has been ever so gentle on this administration, but it's hard to ignore absolute collapse. not only of the website but the fundamental promises that he made about obama care. >> if you make less than $250,000 a year, your taxes will no increase one single dime. >> i've got a plan that says if you have health insurance we're going to lower your premiums by $2,500 per family per year. >> if you like your health care plan you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period. if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. >> hmm. not one bit of that is true. and it never was. and the reporters are no longer accepting it as fact. if the republicans would focus less on each other and more on the broken trust of president obama with the american people, there's real opportunity here. just remind people of what the president has promised. we don't even have to tell people his pr
-failing on the health care co-ops. created by the government to provide competition for the major corporate insurers. even the cbs and nbc anchors reporting the grim news for this administration. that they usually support and shield from such news. >> as we have been reporting this new website unveiled by the obama administration for folks who want to sign up for health insurance coverage, has been a mess from the start. >> she was touted by the first to earn roll in delaware. although obama did say it took a few tries. she said it took her seven hours over 11 days. >> seven hours over 11 days. >> cbs and nbc finally reporting what has become obvious to anyone who watches fox business or fox news. but you may wonder where abc's diane sawyer was on the subject. so we were there. abc news didn't cover the obama care disaster at all last night on its evening newscast. as of this hour, the abc news website is devoid of coverage of the obama care disaster. ax withnot standing the liberal media complaints appear to be crumbling. my next guest has spend hundreds of millions of dollars, more tax dollars, to
obama care on the road to massachusetts, a state that's been running insurance exchanges for half a decade. mass is sets the precedent that many in healthcare.gov enrollment will spike the closer we get to the deadline. the irs says 330,000 americans are far enough into the process to find out how big of a subsidy they'll receive. a good indicator of how many people are signing up. but the site faced another glitch. data system that verifies applicant information crashed. 36 states using federal exchanges and the 14 states that run their own. >> friend of the show josh barrow is back, editor of business insider, he is a boston guy. perhaps the answer came from what the healthcare.gov website needs is a pep talk from david ortiz, referring to nice pep talk that big papi was giving the guys in the dugout in the game that led to that winning the game. part of the problem is there's a big project giving the pep talk, part of the problem is we have folks in the democratic party that say we need to push the deadline back. but the problem with that the way insurance act wearies work, the
insurance plans because of obama care. this comes as more people call for hhs secretary kathleen sebelius to step down over this, but i say it's way over time to hold president obama accountable. the buck stops there. he ought to show some back bone and not just blame his underlings. and there's talk about the
on the healthcare exchange. >> the obama administration has not revealed how many people have signed up for medical insurance under the affordable care act. >>> nsa surveillance, a journalist from the guardian reports there will be a new spy revelation on monday. we talk about the aftermath of such a reveal. >> the shoes keep dropping, but i also think that there's going to be a reach out to people that we've worked with that may not be public knowledge that they cooperated with it and those countries will be told this may be disclosed and could be compromised, as well as people we may have listened in on to say this is going to come out too and here it is in context and let's try and move on. >> just yesterday, d.c. was crowded with protesters angry about u.s. spy programs which they say violate the privacy of ordinary people. expected in washington this week to discuss the spying program. the president has issued a review of u.s. spying. >>> elsewhere in d.c., r and b singer chris brown sits in jail tonight, in trouble with the law once again. charged with felony assault accused of attacking a ma
is historically important for president obama. his administration today appeared to accept responsibility for a mistake. white house press secretary jay carney today admitted obamacare will cause some americans to lose their current health care insurance. much more to come. i am lou dobbs. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. the obama administration finally admitting that the president was wrong to claim that americans could keep their health care insurance if they so as to define obamacare. there admission comes as the white house is faced with
refuse to pay? >> let's talk about the deductibles with obama care is $8,000. >> when you need health care, it's not there to insure you. what the affordable care act does is that it provides comprehensive coverage, so if you need care, you're not going to be left in the -- >> if you have a policy in california, you are likely to have a $4 thounz deductible for an individual. that's higher than the policy with the person who had the $97 premiumer her deductible is higher. 65 when you go see a specialist. yes you have caps and lifetime limits, yes, women may pay less, but men pay a lot more. >> so, so -- >> these are the problems. >> one of the things the affordable care act does, and you were alluding to, governor, no longer is there an annual cap. if you have a major illness, and you have an accident, you're in the hospital, and all of is you'd you're cut off the case, or you have a lifetime cap. what the affordable care act says, if you buy insurance, no longer should there be an annual cap or a lifetime cap. so it's real insurance. it's not swiss chiers coverage. >> right -- >> so
fallout from obama care. jane crawford is looking into insurance companies booting people from their current plans. only providing new options that cost up to 10 times more. plus soaring holiday air fares. greenburg on what destinations are most affected, where you may see cheaper prices. dr. ruth writes a letter with advice. >> should be interesting. thank you. >>> time right now is 6:50. the worst storm in years pounding parts of britain, flooding streets, knocking out power. the latest in the saint jude storm next. ve things to know at . >> nature got the better of a family when strong winds knocked a tree into their home. show you the. so you can st the great americ . so you can happily let life get in the way, while planning for tomorrow. so you can finish the great american novel banking for the life you have investing for the life you want chase. so you can [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. the 55 -- the obama administration faces tough questions about how many pe have successfully signed up online for health c
the obama administration will love. she's currently paying more than $2,500 a month in health insurance premiums for herself alone, and she said she enrolled -- she enhe roled easily and ran into a glitch and called the 800-number and solve the problem, enrolled. she's now paying less than $500 a month. saving $25,000 a year. that's a happy story, but i have also talked to people who are getting notices of cancellation of insurance, finding out they can't keep their doctor, finding out their premiums are skyrocketing. i mean, it's going to be -- for the two million people in the individual market in california, about one million of them are not subsidy-eligible, and what is going to happen with their premiums is it's going to -- we're going to remain to be seen. i've heard from people who literally are crying over their increases. >> there's no doubt that some people are taking it on the chin, but it's worse in certain metropolitan areas than others according to availability of services. isn't there some element of this also that is related to the -- their own health preexisting conditi
're losing their existing insurance plans under obama care. that's because requirements in the law, like prenatal and prescription drug coverage, mean their old plans aren't comprehensive enough. in california, kaiser permanente terminated policies for 160,000 people. in florida, at least 300,000 people are losing coverage. >> when i got this bill, i was outraged. >> reporter: that includes 56-year-old diane burret. last month she received a letter from blue cross/blue shield informing her as of january 2014 she would lose her current plan. she paid $54 a month. the new plan she's being offered would run $591 a month, ten times more than what she currently pays. >> what i have right now is what i'm happy with, and i just want to know why i can't keep what i have. why do i have to be forced into something else? >> reporter: now, it's important to point out according to healthcare.gov, diane is eligible for some subsidies, but she told us, and this is not a surprise, that she has no idea what they'd be because lo and behold she can't logon to that website, an issue that hhs secretary kathl
some of the 15 million american who his buy their own health insurance will have to pay more for coverage under obama care. i am ali velshi, thanks for joining us. on tv and online. >> hi i'm lisa fletcher and you're in the stream. how should we deal with kids who are accused of adult crimes? we'll talk about the issue of juveniles behind bars. our durable producer is wajahat ali. this is so polarizing. no middle ground. >> some people are saying you know what?
the country are finding out they're losing their existing insurance plans under obama care. that's because it means their old plans aren't comprehensive enough. in california, kaiser perm anyone tate terminated policies for 360,000 people. in florida at least 300,000 people are losing coverage. >> when i got this bill i was outraged. >> last month she received a letter from blue cross, blue shield informing her as of january 2014 she would lose her current plan. she pays $54 a month. the new plan she's being offered would run $591 a month, ten times more than what she current employ pays. >> what i have right now is what i'm happy with and i just want to know why i can't keep what i have. why do i have to be forced into something else? >> now, it's important to point out according to healthcare.gov she's eligible for some subsidies. she can't find out what it is because lo and behold she can't log onto the website. it's a question i'm sheer kathleen sebelius will be asked about when she testifies on capitol hill on wednesday. >> jan crawford thank you. president ob
their existing insurance plans under obama care. that's because it means their old plans aren't comprehensive enough. in california, kaiser perm anyone tate terminated policies for 360,000 people. in florida at least 300,000 people are losing coverage. >> when i got this bill, i was outraged. >> last month she received a letter from blue cross, blue shield informing her as of january 2014 she would lose her current plan. she pays $54 a month. the new plan she's being offered would run $591 a month, ten times more than what she current employ pays. >> what i have right now is what i'm happy with and i just want to know why i can't keep what i have. why do i have to be forced into something else? >> now, it's important to point out according to healthcare.gov she's eligible for some subsidies. she can't find out what it is because lo and behold she can't log onto the website. it's a question i'm sheer kathleen sebelius will be asked about when she testifies on capitol hill on wednesday. >> jan crawford, thank you. president obama did not know that nsa was monitoring up to 35 foreign leaders. th
's health care law because of increases to their health insurance bills. it has to do with the large amount of previously uninsured people entering the health care system. now president obama will discuss the roll out of obama care and the changes. they're saying the administration always expected enrollment to be law at first but to pick up in early 2014. they cite the 2007 massachusetts law as a perfect example. only 123 people signed up in the first month of that program. >>> new reporting today confirms what edward snowden leaked last week, that the scope of the nsa's intelligence gathering extends to america's closest ally as broad. the wall street journal reports the national security agency ended a program that spied on as many as 35 world leaders after the white house ordered an internal review over the summer. senior officials say several programs have already been shutdown and others are expected to be closed at a later date. the report also states president obama spent nearly five years in office in the dark, unaware of the nsa's practices overseas. officials say the targets of t
care and medicaid program, 9,000 individuals, got them in a private insurance plan where they're getting preventive care saving taxpayers another $100 million, improving health careñr outcomes. if you believe the federal government, if you believe the obama and the numbers they put out, our uninsured rate should be 6% or less. to us it made %g sense to expand medicaid to where every uninsured person you're covering you're taking one person out of the private insurance. we can do it better than a d.c.-based approach. in louisiafaz we're reforming the hospital system, we're going to have more people working in the private sector than at any time in our state's history where you see average incomes going up. that is the best solution, give people good-paying jobs and the ability to afford their own health care. >> governor, an editorial in your local newspaper, "the times-picayune," criticized you this week for refusing to take $16 billion in aid, in funding for medicaid from washington. i want to put up some of what the paper had to say. they wrote without the expansion, 242,1
obama care or health care with anything else. they just want to kill it because it's president obama's idea. and just one final point, remember, this is a republican plan. this is private insurance companies getting this money. it was hatched by the heritage foundation and was implemented by mitt romney in massachusetts. they're against their own plan because now president obama put it forward. >> now, cynthia, you know, rush limbaugh pounced on pundit george will's comment that he wanted obama care to fail. listen to this. >> well, if you want obama care to fail, you want obama to fail. and it's all i said. it's the same thing except i said it two weeks before he was immacklated. for the same reasons he gave on obama care, i said i would the whole kitten caboodle to bomb out. >> now, rooting against obama care according to to rush is the same thing as rooting for the president to fail. now, cynthia, in a funny way, do you agree with limbaugh? >> well, yes. i mean, this is president obama's signature piece of legislation. if it did not work effectively, it would certainly tarnish his
, people want. that exceeds or equal to competition out there. >> obama administration announced it's granting a six-week extension for americans to sign up for health insurance and avoid paying penalties. the deadline is now march 31. this is the wake of technical problem wtz health care.gov web site you've heard b yesterday a data center went down, stopping online enrollment. officials to face tough questions on capitol hill this week. web site has undergone a make over. the image of a woman known as obama care girl has been replaced by a graphic. president obama's social media operation fell victim to hackers. links april yeerg on the twitter feed and facebook page redirected users to a graphic video reportedly produced by syrian electric >> well, doctor convicted in the death of michael jackson is out of jail. >> if you weren't so ignorant, you would know he was not convicted of murder. >> the exchange overshadowed an uneventful release from jaichl he slipped out of the back door, out of sight of reporters. he served two years of a four year sentence fog causing the death by pro
's republican governor said he doesn't like obama care but he'll take $14 pl in mental health. >> i'm not going to ignore veterans or the working poor people on my watch. >> reporter: the governor of neighbors kentucky says his state's insurance exchange ask working just fine and had this advice for the naysayer. >> take a deep breath. this is a process. everyone wants a date to declare victory or defeat or success or failure and that's what this is all about. >> to drive home the message that the affordable care act will work, the white house will have the city cabinet officials and ten cities with the highest rates of the uninsured who stand to benefit from obama care. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> coming up next, a fiery scene this morning on a southern california freeway. how this 18-wheeler ended up over an overpass. >>> plus -- >>> remembers lou reed. we'll be right back. >>> ten years after their son and daughter were killed in a hit and run crash a mother and father are still working to from text other children. dozens of people gathered in danville today to remember this lost
about whether the program is enlisting the young, healthy people it needs to get into private insurance markets to function according to administration's plan. jon: let's take a quick look how the obama website has rolled out thus far. by some estimates it already cost more than $400 million and counting. in december 2011, the contractor c.g.i. was award a $93.7 million contract to develop the site. actual construction of health care.gov began in the first months of this year. october 1 the website made the big debut rolling out live. president obama gave a speech in the rose garden last monday in which he suggested people dial the 800 number if they couldn't get through to the website. on tuesday, the president enlisted former o.m.b. director and other technology officers and chief technology officer todd park, i should say, to help fix the website. jenna: and we'll continue to watch that. right now there's some new concerns on a looming danger. iran may be closer to getting a nuclear bomb than previously thought. iran could produce enough weapons grade material to make an atomic bomb
hearings over the glitches that have kept many americans from signing up for health insurance under president obama's signature health care law. the one that may get the most attention comes on wednesday when secretary kathleen sebelius appears before the house energy and commerce committee. >>> also, toyota is holding on to its lead as the world's top-selling automaker. says it sold 7.41 million vehicles during the first nine months of this year. gm sold 7.25 million vehicles during the same period of that year. >>> jpmorgan has agreed to pay $5.1 billion to settle claims that it and firms it bought misled fannie and freddie about home loans that sold to them during the housing boom. the settlement is expected to be part of what we've all described as a tentative $13 billion deal, but the bank is negotiating with federal and state agencies. so there you have it. we should note that $5.1 billion number. about $1 billion more than people expected. i wonder if the total 13 stays at 13 or whether this is a different mix. >> did you read the "wall street journal" today? >> i did. >> and
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experts, we're a partner you can rely on -- today, and tomorrow. we're going beyond insurance to become your partner in health. humana. >>> a group of will authors urging president obama to curb mandatory school testing. they sent a letter saying we are alarmed at the negative impact of testing mandates including your administration's own initiative on children's love of reading and literature. dr. maya angelou is one of the authors had signed and joins me from carolina. thank you for being with us. tell me why you think mandatory school testing is hurting the love of books? >> well, all of a sudden one is not asked what did you get from a book, what instrument tu use to learn more about being a human being but how many books did you read, what are the numbers. not what is the intrinsic information that you get, that a child gets from reading a book. that concerns me. because i know a young man, a young woman of seven or eight or ten who owns a book has a particular personality that he, she develops, that evolve into the citizen we want in our country and to the mothers and fathers and
president obama said, if you like your insurance plan, you will keep it. no one will be able to take that away from you. my constituent, michael, knows better. his family plan is being canceled. next year he and his expectant wife could see their monthly insurance payments rise from $324 to $895. michael told me it is now impossible for our family to afford private health insurance. on january 1, as many as 16 million americans will have the coverage they are familiar with yanked out from under them. too many will be caught between a rock and a hard place, struggling to afford pricier plans without the guarantee of subsidies, but with the threat of tax. yesterday we all know better. if you like your insurance, you won't necessarily get it keep it because president obama and 279 congressional democrats chose to pass a flawed law that for many strips the choice away. i yield back, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house
responded to criticism of obama care while still clearly irked by the website. he claimed a new study to be released tonight shows that even young people will be getting cheaper insurance. >> if you are between 18 and 34 right now about half of the people can get high quality health care for less than 50 bucks a month, less than your cell phone bill or cable bill. >> reporter: senator dianne feinstein says she believed that president obama did not know about the spying an chonsler merkel and that she says is a problem. president obama said he couldn't comment on that because it's can classified information. >> jim avila with the fusion exclusive tonight. thank you. >>> we head overseas and to europe to that storm hammering the u.k., the netherlands and france right now, these pictures saying it all, a crane in london in match for hurricane strength winds. on this quiet suburban street a mother and daughter navigating around a giant tree toppled by the storm. abc's lama hasan is in the middle of it all from london. >> reporter: the storm named saint jude has left a devastating mark wit
that verified information for people applying for insurance went down yesterday. they are blaming a technical problem by verizon, which operates the federal data hub. wednesday is shaping up tore quite a critical day. that is when president obama will take the push for enrollment to massachusetts and also when health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will testify about the problems with the website. renee elmers of north carolina is one of the committee members who will committee is sebelius. >> why did she repeatedly tell us by that october 1st, that website would be ready to go, that every american would be able to come on? i also want to understand, who did what when. who was calling the shots? i'd also like to know from kathleen sebelius, how am i going to respond? i'm getting thousands of requests from reaching out to my office, telling me that their health care premiums are going up and their health care plan they have is being canceled. >> nbc's white house correspondent peter alexander joins us. based on what that one member of congress wants to ask, you have a laundry li
. i think there are probably few people in this world who have looked barack obama in the eye and stood toe to toe and told him he's wrong. and he is wrong. he is wrong to not trust americans with their own basic health insurance decisions. he's wrong to think that the government should step in between a doctor and their patient. he's wrong to tell a mother who takes her young child into the e.r. at 3:00 a.m. in the morning that that doctor has to check with bureaucrats to see what treatments can be given. he is simply wrong. >> so you decided you wanted to be the tea party candidate against kansas senator pat roberts, a republican, who's been in that seat for quite some time. but it had something to do with the health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius. and you found it ironic that it was senator roberts who was one of the first to ask for her resignation. because they were long-time friends, correct? >> well, this is true. but i'll tell you what. i'll give you 17 trillion reasons why we need to replace every one of those career politicians in that congress. that
insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? >>> we are currently waiting to hear from the white house after of course, all this latest over the nsa and spying. the nsa says president obama didn't know about the tapping of world leaders' private phone calls. we are going to bring that you briefing live when it happens. sure there will be plenty of questions. >> they'll be walking through momentarily. dozens of saudi women jumped their cars this past weekend and hit the road. a protest the country's informal ban on women driving. while this is going on, there were some bloggers took to the internet. put a little music to it. would he thought it was kind of funny. both sides seemed to be laughing a little bit about this. >> a couple of comedians in saudi arabia. mohammed jamjoom has this story. ♪ ♪ ♪ no, woman no drive >> laughs were the last thing anyone expected in saudi arabia on saturday. tensions were high. women had been warned. >> yesterday was a very serious day. i mean it was full of nerve-racking news and a lot of anticipation. >> worry over women getting behind the wheel
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